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Digging into the debate about diversity in entertainment journalism

Books making the leap to movie screens later this year
John David Washington, left, and Adam Driver in “BlacKkKlansman,” one of the films which has been at the center of the diversity in entertainment journalism debate.
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As there has been increased attention given to issues of representation, inclusion and diversity regarding what goes on-screen and who is involved in making the movies that we see, there has also recently been a parallel conversation gaining momentum with regards to the media itself. Who are the people who write the reviews, cover the red carpets and attend the film festivals, and how do their perspectives impact how movies are discussed and received?

Several reporters from The Times get into the nuance of what this all means for the media and the reviews and coverage of films such as “Sicario: Day of the Soldado,” “Nancy,” “Sorry To Bother You,” “Ocean’s 8” and “BlacKkKlansman.”

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